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New City Council Takes Over in Oxnard
Written by Peggy Hunt 24 December 2010
Chief Jeri WilsonBy Peggy HuntWhat does it take to put a city at the top in these tough times? A leader must  have the ability to create opportunity and awesome results out of turmoil. On  Thursday, ... read more >>
Civil Rights group sign ground breaking agreement with Comcast, NBC Universal
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 24 December 2010
Special to the NNPA from the AFRO-American Newspaper The NAACP, National Urban League, and National Action Network announced an agreement with Comcast and NBC Universal to expand current diversity initiatives ... read more >>
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame Announces 2011 Inductees
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 December 2010
Bishop Barbara KingMarc H. Morial   Footsteps of Civil Rights Leaders Placed in Historic Site During Annual Trumpet AwardsAtlanta, GA--Footsteps of ten new revered civil rights icons will be added to ... read more >>
SBA Announces New Initiatives Aimed at Increasing Lending in Underserved Communities
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 December 2010
Mills names Hughes to chair new council to advise agency on expanding opportunities for entrepreneurs in underserved communities WASHINGTON--With small business owners and entrepreneurs in traditionally ... read more >>
CBC Chairman – elect, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 22 December 2010
Chairman-elect Emanuel Cleaver, (MO-5)Incoming Congressional Black Caucus Leadership Faces Challenges in the Upcoming Republican-Led HouseSentinel Staff ReportAs Democrats look ahead to the 2012 elections, ... read more >>
Christmas means “serving/service to others”
Written by Marian Wright Edelman 22 December 2010
Christmas, as a "holyday", is a time of service; it is a time when families come together to celebrate, and enjoy each other and the good things that are abundant among them. Though many people use the ... read more >>
Celebrating Kwanzaa in a meaningful way
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 December 2010
To celebrate Kwanzaa in a meaningful way, the community is very fortunate to have Dr. Maulana Karenga present to convey its meaning clearly, correctly and concisely. By Yussuf J. Simmonds May the wisdom ... read more >>
STATE’S LATEST TOBACCO ADS DEBUT
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 December 2010
STATE’S LATEST TOBACCO ADS DEBUT LOS ANGELES – California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) Secretary Kimberly Belshé and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director Dr. Mark Horton ... read more >>
The President and the General
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 December 2010
President Barack Obama recently met with General Colin Powell, and that occasioned a friendly African American summit between two Brothers.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorIn 2008, when candidate ... read more >>
A Black Christmas in 2010
Written by Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. 16 December 2010
By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.NNPA Columnist As we approach the Christmas season this year, it is important for African Americans and others to stress the necessity for freedom, justice, equality. and ... read more >>
Publisher Files Federal Complaint
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 December 2010
By Roger K. ClendeningSpecial to the Denver Weekly News COLORADO SPRINGS – James …James Tucker, publisher of the African American Voice, the city's only Black newspaper, has asked the federal government ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Responds to Accusations of Prosecutorial Misconduct
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 December 2010
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) issued the following statement after learning that the House Ethics Committee has placed Cindy Morgan Kim – the Committee’s deputy chief counsel ... read more >>
Dr. Ian Smith Announces Winner of Challenge
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 December 2010
 Back Row (Left to Right): Leslie Billinger, The Coca-Cola Company; Dr. Ian Smith; and Wayne Moss, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). The Humphries Family—Front row (Left to Right): Caprice, ... read more >>
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation Showcases Progress
Written by Dorinda White (Special to the Sentinel from NNPA) 09 December 2010
Miniature version of the monument of Dr. KingAn aerial view of the site of the memorial on the National MallMartin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation Showcases ProgressBy Dorinda WhiteSpecial ... read more >>
Terri Sewell, Congresswoman-Elect of Alabama
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 December 2010
Sewell is the first African-American woman to represent the state.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterTerri Sewell (D-AL) is the first Black woman ever elected to Congress from the state of Alabama. ... read more >>
The Legacy of Dr. Margaret Burroughs Lives on at the DuSable Museum
Written by J. Coyden Palmer (Special to NNPA from the Chicago Defender) 02 December 2010
Dr. Margaret Burroughs Nation Mourns Museum Founder By J. Coyden PalmerSpecial to the NNPA from The Chicago CrusaderAs word spread about the death of national and international Black historian Dr. Margaret ... read more >>
NNPA Chairman Welcomed to the White House
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 December 2010
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., Chairman of NNPA meets with Valerie Jarrett, Senior Presidential Advisor.In an effort to further strengthen ties between President Obama and Black Press of America, Chairman Bakewell ... read more >>
National Small Business Week 2011 Nominations for Small Business Awards Deadline Date extended to December 3, 2010
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 November 2010
Each year during National Small Business Week, the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recognizes outstanding small business owners and advocates for their contribution to the American economy and ... read more >>
Eric Peterson named U.S. Vice President for Diversity
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 November 2010
Eric PetersonDETROIT--General Motors has announced that Eric Peterson has been named U.S. Vice President, Diversity. Peterson, 58, will also continue to serve as director, industry dealer affairs, where ... read more >>
Black Farmers Finally Get Senate Action
Written by NNPA 26 November 2010
(L to R) CBC Chair Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA); John Boyd, head of the National Black Farmers Association; and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) showing support for the Black farmers bill. Special ... read more >>
Black Friday and the Black Dollar
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 November 2010
 Where Black Friday once meant disaster now may mean hope for the economy. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterAfter we've all been filled up to our necks with turkey, ham, collard greens and yams, ... read more >>
Ca NAACP outraged at the death of another black man at the hands of Oakland law enforcement
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2010
(Sacramento, CA)..."The California NAACP is astounded yet again at the police misuse of deadly force inflicted on another African American man. Oakland Police Department has a history of Black men suffering ... read more >>
Dr. Rice Makes a House Call (PART TWO)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 18 November 2010
The "Ordinary, Extraordinary People" Interview Click here for Part 1By Kam WilliamsCR: [Chuckles] Oh yeah, I know that piece by Scherzo. It's a very difficult one. I play a lot chamber music, and I'm currently ... read more >>
Johnson Publishing Company Sells Headquarters
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 November 2010
Does this signal the loss of a media giant?As an apparent sign of economic times, the home of Ebony and Jet magazines has gone the way of many other institutions that were reminiscent of Black economic ... read more >>
Minorities Do Not Become Professors
Written by Super User 18 November 2010
Special to the NNPA from the Precinct Reporter GroupUniversity faculty and academic administrators must consider the differing needs of underrepresented minority graduate students to attract them into ... read more >>

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